Community Family Support Programme

21 Training

Across Northern Ireland

Type of support for people

  • Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
  • Information and advice
  • Other
Help offered

We may be in isolation but The Community Family Support Programme will ensure that no participants feel alone.

The team is still here to support any new and current participants career goals with a mix of wellbeing and employability support. CFSP is now moving to remote/digital support to combat the spread of COVID 19. Our accredited level one courses are currently being offered via Google Classroom.

Family Support: at a time like this families can face multiple barriers including social isolation, financial stress and low confidence. The teams family mentor will make the right referrals for participants depending on the barrier they may face. Referrals to support agencies i.e. food banks.

Guidance/support following schools closures offering links to educational resources.

Confidence building sessions. Tips for parents on how to communicate effectively with their child about COVID-19.

Additional support for parents such as information on grant schemes, food vouchers, telephone counselling for improved mental and emotional health can all help improve family relations during this worrying and isolating time. Employment support.

We realise that the local stores are facing a higher demand for new employees than ever before. Our career support focuses on what participants will need to do to get the jobs that are currently hiring.

Create or improve CV Job Search supported by career mentors. Access to online learning Interview preparation Remote / Digital support Facetime Support. Access to quality certificated online training.

Phone Support providing one to one advice & guidance from Family and Career mentors. Tutor support packages can be delivered/emailed to participant address. Create or improve your CV via tutor support.

How to access this support

Get in touch with the coordinator in your area to find out how CFSP can support you. Fermanagh & Omagh (Maeve 07739651536) Derry City & Strabane (Leanne 07710971549) Causeway Coast & Glens (Lynda 07739651301)

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